Flossie and the Fox
by Patricia McKissack
Flossie and the Fox is about prudence, a series of events, and imagination. The genre of the story is Mythology/folktale, the setting is Historical and Fantasy.
Flossie, a young girl, doesn't show fear of a fox when she meets one for the first time. She says she doesn't believe he is a fox so the fox keeps trying to convince her until she finally reaches home, safely.
The theme of the story is Even the slyest of creatures can be outsmarted.
There is stereotyped levels of intelligence, stereotyped social class, and stereotyped culture/race/ethnicity/nationality in the story.
- Self confidence
- Hard work
The 4 Component Model
- Ethical Sensitivity - Evidence of concern for others and awareness of the consequences of one's actions.
- Ethical Judgment - Shows characters deliberating about ethical choices.
- Ethical Focus - Addresses the ethical demand in the situation, prioritizing moral goals and responsibilities over selfish interests.
- Ethical Action - Has a character who takes several steps to reach a moral goal and perseveres to complete the ethical action.